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's question time british prime minister cameron answered questions about lowering energy bills and allegations of child sex abuse by a former bbc presenter. the prime minister told that under his government voting by prisoners would not be allowed to vote. >> questions to the prime minister. number one mr. speaker, >> thank you mr. speaker. this morning i had meetings with minister and colleagues and others and in addition to my duties in this house. i hall have other such meetings today. >> can i ask my honorable friend whether he would ensure the government powers is used to investigate the predatory activities of the late mr. jimmy sapple? >> i think my honorable friend makes a good point. the allegations are apauling and shocking the entire country. and these allegations leave many institutions especially the bbc with serious questions to answer. how did he get away with this for so long. and the most important thing is the police investigation is allowed to continue. i don't rule out further steps but we do now have independent investigations by the bbc and independent investigations into
house is in its final stretch. both candidates are working on the final push of their campaigns. energy independence has been a big topic. >> president obama wants to see more in the way of clean energy and renewable. republican presidential candidate mitt romney says if he is elected he will pursue a sharp increase in the production of oil and natural gas on federal lands and off the u.s. east coast. >> that would affect the residents of louisiana. energy policy is always on their minds after hurricane katrina and the bp oil disaster of 2010. that still has not changed their minds about wanting cheap sources of power. >> dean blanchard is known as the shrimp king of louisiana. he drives around barataria bay at high speed. and though it is hard to tell, things have slowed down for him leaping -- lately. in 2010, the oil spill paralyzed louisiana. since then, he is a shrimp king without shrimp. >> there is a lot of current that goes through here. the oil did not settle on the bottom. anytime the shrimp come through, they go in the park where there is no oil. >> on grand isle, there is oi
it uncorks the pathway that allows you to turn that sugar into energy and by doing that, one sec, your fat cells can begin to shrink out their material, convert it into energy and if you eat sugar, you are unable because of the garcinia to make more of that fat cell. that's why this research is so superb and interesting to me because it makes me think differently about how your liver converts sugar into fat and can now convert it to energy. why is this so special to new >> it's really important because early on a lot of patients wanted to see the numbers go down on the scale, but that's not as important as body comsgs -- compogs change. -- composition. if you are actually getting more lean muscle mass and less fat, you are more of a fat-bust r -- must -- busting machine yourself. >> think about that, folks. instead of focusing on your weight, you can focus on your dress size. the things we should really be caring about because the energy is used to build muscle, not fat. if you were listening carefully, dr. chen said there's two ways it works. one is by this, making less fast. the other is
but really not that big. sandra: in the energy complex, refinery closures along the coast because of this storm. we saw oil prices go down and rbob gasoline prices went up. >> those things typically a a lot of times are pretty much -- imagination is your own worst enemy. we will have to see how those things really play out in the future. i don't think it's going to be that big of an impact. i think the market would have told us a lot more if there was going to be something big. sandra: what are you and your colleagues expecting for tomorrow? are you going to show up in the morning? the cme has not said whether the markets will be closed. >> we will be here for the grain markets. the fixed income might be different, that could be a ballroom with nobody there, but right now we will have a full staff and see what the exchange tells us. sandra: how do you position yourself in the global marketplace where traders can't anticipate whether or not the markets will be opened or closed? what do you do? stock market we already know is going to be closed. >> we don't have a choice. we have to
to size up conditions in yangon. >> translator: the country is full of energy. there is a sense of optimism. people believe tomorrow will be better than today. >> reporter: this japanese sewing factory is a client of kotaka's firm. it produces suits in myanmar that have sold in japan. the factory's output is up by 50% compared to three years ago. experts say labor costs in myanmar are about one-fifth of china's. that's a big reason global manufacturers are moving in. >> translator: we think our work would go more smoothly if you had an office in myanmar. >> translator: it's important to have japanese staff monitor operations. i'll do my best to set up a local office as soon as possible. >> reporter: kotaka says doing business in myanmar has its challenges. basic infrastructure is one of them. the roads are bumpy. goods are sometimes damaged. the way goods are handled can also cause problems. >> translator: it's wrapped in just a single thin sheet. a rain shower could get the contents wet and cause damage. >> reporter: finding office space isn't easy either. businesses from aroun
. the u.s. energy complex could take a hit from hurricane sandy. we'll have an update on that shortly. but first let's take a look at european markets. though we started to open slightly higher today, losses are accumulating. ibex 35 over in spain shedding about 0.4%. we want to know your hurricane stories. you can e-mail our tweet us. joining us now is stewart hitch arrested son, rmg wealth management. good morning. your initial thoughts here as we look at the impact of sandy barreling down on new york. we know a lot of trading is shut down. are people routing trades through london? >> you can try to separate the fundamentals from liquidity. fundamentals won'ten drastically changed in the medium term, but if markets get through calmly and people don't panic, we'll be back at the end of the week. if there is panic, liquidity could dry up and could be a crazy couple of days. >> liquidity issue is actually an important one. we've seen others sort of recommend clients steer clear of markets for a couple of days. what's interesting, that will just exasser balt the issue understandably say
as the storm is causing blackouts my next guest says our whole energy policy is wrong. he says there could be more than half a million jobs created in swing states in the next three to five years from hydrocarbon energy. mark mills is senior fellow with the manhattan institute. i was really interested to read your study. i thought one of your most interesting points was that we are oriented towards conservation and protectism of domestic resources right now but we could actually be a major producer and could be exporting energy which seems hard to get from here to there. you really think we have that much? >> well i know we have that much and this is the real surprise. in energy policy that we have to really change how we look at energy fundamentally. we've operated under the basis from almost half a century now since the big oil embargo of 1973 on the assumption that we're running out of oil, that we can't make enough here and only way out of this is find replacements for oil or conserve our way out of it. both those are important by the way, they continue to be important but what happene
just received a full briefing from energy response teams. >> the last time president obama faced a crisis, the terror attack in libya last month he went ahead with campaign events in nevada and colorado. given sandy's wrath closer to the election this time is intent to look presidential. today he canceled series of campaign vents and convening a high-level conference call in white house situation room. >> this is going to be a big and powerful storm. all across the eastern seaboard, serve taking the appropriate preparations. >> except the president tried to get in one last campaign appearance. leighing washington late sunday to be in orlando this morning for the big roll-out of joint appearances with former president bill clinton. >> i was supposed to be the warmup man for president obama today. >> obama left early this morning and they believe the weather in washington detearateed so fast it would be difficult to land air force one later in the day. >> the early voters are already making decisions. you know what our decision is. what i want to do is make sure that everybody who
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will call over to the department of the energy and see if they have a phycist. >> aing the math skills don't go above the 7th grade. i am glad he acknowledged it. i was watchinglet policies and wondered why he can't figure it out. he was on david letterman and asked about the national debt. he doesn't know. and mr. president, it is it 16 trillion dollars and some change. a lot of change and geth bigger all of the time here's another math piece that you might need to be aware of 23 million americans don't have a yob and many who do have half the job they once had a few years ago. that may be above the 7th grade math skills but i am telling you, people hope if you are relerksected you get a tutor and understand what 16 trillion dollars and each household will owe 143,000 worth of the debt that washington has accumulated. can romney continue the momentum and get ahead in the swing states thoo he needs to beat the president in and beat the president in and smoothest riding. it's got the most torque, the smoothest suspension, the best storage, class-leading comfort, and a revolutionary collecti
and cell phones, in order to conserve energy in the event that we lose power, turned the brightness down. make sure you close out the phone soons on your you can have your cell phone ready. if you need to call, you will not be able to plug-in because you have lost power. that is a way to conserve energy on your cell phone. >> our live and continuing coverage of hurricane city continues in just a moment. do not go anywhere -- of >> and the time right now is about 6:40. welcome back to our continuing coverage of the hurricane. thank you for staying with us. we will check in with our chief meteorologist tom tasselmyer. >> it looks like it is pushing close to onshore. here we are at 20 minutes until 7:00. it looks like the heaviest rain bands, are moving on shore. if this satellite imagery is as the storm system begins to push inland, not a really big center core at least that we can see on the satellite imagery. there is some circulation on the south jersey shore. perhaps getting close to landfall, and the potential of this hurricane to be pretty close to the crows. if not already moving on
green energy agenda. despite -- inspector general slamming the green jobs training program and that the independent report. more than half of the 81,000 who participated and completed the training, already had jobs. correct. more than half the bowing to the training already had jobs. those who were desperate for work only 38% actually got a job and them spending 530,000 to achieve those results. the president now has his eye on executive pay rules. the next expansion of government. not a modest proposal that the stability of markets that people may risky bets. they face limited consequence if they don't. >> it tilts bowl system of risky behavior by the time the chickens come home to roost, think of this concept, chickens and pay, they are ahead of the game. lou: joining us now is steve forbes. the president if he does not win reelection realizes he could be the pay czar? >> i think he will do is go a lecture circuit. i would be glad to pay him of the to go out of the white house. >> >> this change to those deficits the fact is this president is in a tight race th governor r
results two days later. on thursday, investors will also have to wait to hear from several energy companies. >>> sandy is bringing air travel to a virtual standstill in the east coast and impacting travelers across the country, even overseas, in fact. >> 7,000 flights has been canceled. more now from abc's lisa stark. >> reporter: at new york's laguardia airport, a madhouse as travelers scramble to get out before the storm comes in that in. >> we're trying to get back to raleigh, north carolina, and we're stuck. >> we're basically having almost nervous breakdowns. >> reporter: the airlines are taking no chances starting to cancel flights from washington, d.c. northward. united, delta, southwest, america, jetblue and us airways, all announce they had will be closed for business on the east coast. a massive shutdown that will ripple nationwide. >> when there are flight cancellations in major hub cities like new york, like philadelphia, like washington, d.c., that affects travelers all over the country. >> reporter: airlines will remove planes from airports in the hurricane's path an
and all of the above energy strategy because the fastest way to american jobs is american energy. and a means forgoing these across-the-board defense cuts that, this man heinrich supported so that we don't lose another 20,000 jobs next year. that's what i will do in the united states senate and i look forward to the discussion this evening. >> martin heinrich, your opening statement. heinrich: growing up my dad was an electrician. my mom worked in a factory. they worked hard and stretched every dime but there were still tough times along the way. so, i know what it's like to struggle in a tough economy. and i'm running for the senate because i want our children, yours and mine, to inherit the kind of country that we all believe in growing up. an america where you prosper if you work hard and play by the rules. i want you to know that my priorities are mexico's priorities. protecting social security and medicare. tax cuts for the middle class, keeping our promises to our veterans and making college more affordable for everyone. i come home nearly every weekend so i can hold the jo
a dozen centers around the state and energy and enthusiasm is on our side this year and it is interesting to watch. but, we were down 5 to 10 points before the debates and after the debates, we are about dead even and it is moving our way. >> chris: senator warner, your state of virginia is right in the path of that huge storm. if you lose power, and, you could lose it for days, could it have an effect on early voting, and even have an effect on election day? >> well, chris, the governor already declared a state of emergency. i think we don't have as extensive early voting in virginia as other states and i think in terms of how the president looks, it looks quite good and "washington post" had a poll today with the president above the magic 50% mark, 51.7, four points up and had a great rally the other day in richmond and 50,000 people strong, the strongest rally in virginia, to date. the storm will throw havoc into the race and i was supposed to meet with the president and president clinton on monday and the rally is cancelled. but i think virginians are ready to go to the polls and i th
deriving its energy from the ocean waters. it is deriving its energy from the contrast between cold and warm air. it will keep itself going even when it moves inland later this evening. here are some facts for us, some headlines and remember before of a high wind warping which goes into effect at 8:00 this morning through 8:00 tomorrow night. i mentioned the wind gusting to 65 or 70. the gusts up to about 70 later this evening and check on the your rain totals. five to 10 inches. haven't had a whole lot of time to mention the mount taupe snow but parts of west virginia, maybe western maryland, up to two feet. still some question mark about that. it looks like it is all systems go for a big snow event out to the west. 54 for your daytime high. the wind gusting to 70. the wind will get going later today and tonight. >> we'll be prepared. thank you. >> time now to check in with julie wright. >> good morning. >> we are preparing ourselves for what is going be for a nasty drive around town. there is already a portion of wayne avenue -- well, i should say between wayne avenue and piney br
to the same emissions oversight as other energy industry sectors. the environmental integrity project -- the lead organization behind the request -- says companies, especially those that conduct fracking, should have to report their emissions to the toxic release inventory, or tri. in a statement, the group said -- the request comes on the heels of recent studies alleging increased health risks in communities exposed to fracking. a survey by earthworks of residents in 14 pennsylvania counties found that fracking has led to 80% increase in sinus problems and 70% increase in throat irritation. a recent u.s. geological survey study in wyoming found that fracking chemicals have again been found in the groundwater of the town of pavillion, affirming the conclusion of an epa study last year. a leading pakistani politician and campaigner against u.s. drone attacks was detained and questioned over his political views on friday while trying to enter the u.n. states. imran khan says he was taken off a flight from toronto to new york and interrogated by u.s. agents about his public opposition to
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energy. energy in motion. >>> well, the governor of connecticut is calling sandy the largest threat to human life in this state and anyone's lifetime. utility and road crews are standing by to work on what could be major power outages. a record storm surge, threatening more than 300 homes forced evacuations along the coast. governor dan malloy said the last time we saw anything like this was -- never. >> telling quote. >>> there are dire predictions about the power outages ahead. potentially millions of people without electricity for many, many days. >> and utility companies are doing what they can to get ahead of this disaster, but faced with a situation like hurricane sandy, there's only so much they can do. abc's david kerley is in rehoboth beach, delaware. >> reporter: the power was going out even before the full force of sandy hit shore. larry jackson knows the worst is still to come. >> probably working 16-hour days. >> reporter: thousands of utility workers are in their trucks and headed east to repair what are expected to be massive power outages. these beach vacationers pac
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natural energy to press natural gas. be able to convert our semis and buses to compressed national gas instead of sending a thousands of dollars over to the opec countries and saudi arabia, who really does not like us. i want to build wisconsin in america. >> give us an example of legislation you could work on immediately that would put life into the people of wisconsin in terms of jobs? >> i will try to build on the work i've already done by having passed bipartisan legislation for the paper industry, where china is subsidizing its paper industry to the tune of billions of dollars, create an unlevel playing field at. have seenu.s. -- we u.s. jobs and the paper industry go overseas. we need to do the same thing in all parts. because the and level playing field is costing. wisconsin costing i would push buy america policies, in particular in homeland defense and national security. we are paying u.s. tax dollars and they ought to pay u.s. jobs. often they're not using u.s. employees for these things. i went on a made in wisconsin poor in the earlier part of my campaign and visited a shoe
; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. athat's what the plan georged allen supports... would cost our economy. newspapers called it "economically destructive." like allen's votes to give tax breaks to companies... that ship jobs overseas, his economic plan would... help big corporations, devastating the middle class. allen even voted against tax breaks for small businesses. virginia can't afford to go back to george allen. the democratic senatorial campaign committee... is responsible for the content of this advertising. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face thi
of storm that is spread out, you have to understand that the energy of the storm is spread out through a larger area. new england sticks east. you are funneling everything into one area. the same thing happened in ike. it is a category two and i said no, bill, this will be a major hurricane for southeast texas. i knew the storm would tighten coming to land. same kind of thing is happening here. dennis: more from you later, joe. the new york stock exchange planning to operate only through electronic trading today, but then everything changed. as we have been reporting, it has been completely shut down. spew forth the first time it has happened in a very long time. charlie: why the 180 quick suck when i spoke to you yesterday, you were very confident that you could do that. >> i think it was really just gathering more information from all the marketing participants. we realized that staying open, even electronically would put others at risk. we decided to work with the industry and elected to change the decision where the markets will close entirely. i think the banks have really express
-hour energy will help you go. ♪ ♪ so buy a bottle of pink lemonade and ♪ ♪ you can help fight breast cancer today. ♪ ♪ [applause] john: political propaganda. some times of political ads, but more often the candidates themselves. propaganda. then make promises they don't keep us eight things they don't need. suck up to special interest groups. president obama does that. look at this clip from this debate against john mccain. >> actually, i am cutting more than i am spending so that it will be in that spending cut. john: what? what expending cut? increased spending to at $3 trillion. but newsday columnist ellis henequen -- ellis henican says i am wrong to be so cynical. he saihe would cut, and he spent like a drunken sailor. >> we all want a president who will say something way before he becomes elected and feel like he is completely, rigidly tied into that in ways that he cannot deal with events as they happen. a lot of stuff happens, some of it was prett bad, and you want a president to is in there being flexible for you. john: he was be really flexible. >> okay. john: when he de
it will never happen -- when you do not have the energy anymore? that scared of a piece of blank paper and a collection coming up in six weeks -- that does not scare you? >> yes, but i tried to protect myself. for example, i go to a flea market, and nt place. when i see something that i find interesting, even if i have no interest in anything at the moment, i say that one day i will do something from that. i know that there was work on it. i think i have to burn it, because at the end, i take too much time to look at it. but, yes, i mean, to be honest, i think will realize what time that i have no more of the passion, which will mean i will stop. i think it is better. honestly, before i was doing that profession, because i was not at peace with the fact that i was rejected, so i was inventing a lot of things. at the moment, i started to work -- i finish. because i do the things that i'd love to do, why should i live now. there's no reason to lie? because i am accepted through my work? why should i lie? because i do not want to live again in my old days. but i will always interested in
on everything from economic growth to energy prices. that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! as we go on the air tonight, hurricane sandy is ready to make landfall in the u.s., already it's an historic storm, with historic prparations. stock marketclosed. and coast lines evacuated with tens of millions of people sitting in the forecast path of the massive storm. sandy is a huge storm expected to come ashore in southern new jersey. but the hurricane force winds have been battering the eastern seaboard for hours. those winds extend out 175 miles from the center of the storm. those winds are pushing the atlantic ocean up and over many coast-lines. from rhode island, south to the jersey shore. coastal flooding is a significant risk thanks to the storm surge, potentially reaching 11 feet in new york harbor. battery park on the tip of manhattan is under a mandatory evacuation, as waves already have topped the sea wall. low lying areas are at substantial risk of flood waters, including the wall street area, especially if the worst of the surge hits during high tide tonight, at 9pm eastern time. that th
on the east coast -- philadelphia energy solutions, they are running at a reduced capacity. all of this giving a lift to the price of gasoline on the futures market. as you might expect, investors and traders are anticipating tighter supplies but keep in mind, that is offset by a decrease in demand as investors stay home -- or i should say, drivers stay home in an area that accounts for about 2 million barrels per day of gasoline demand. now, there's another part of the equation. that being the pipelines that helped to bring in the extra gasoline that's needed along the east coast. colonial pipeline, one of the largest, says it is right now looking at contingency plans to shut down in the event its customers, the refiners and some of the terminal operators, either reach capacity or shut down themselves. and at that point they say they might consider shutting down the pipeline. but again, it is a contingency plan right now. from a very rainy maryland, of course we're expecting the higher winds later today, but the rain which has been falling since about -- well, early this morning, continues fo
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down. energy and enthusiasm is on our side. our folks are work harder than ever. grass-roots movement is harder than ever and momentum in is our direction which you always like. bill: in 2004 president bush beat senator kerry by 118,000 votes? is that the model for the state? do you have to the match the bush numbers to win? >> it will be a little dynamic i think. i hope it is not that close. i think it will be a narrow victory. i think time around governor romney has the opportunity to get a lot of support from folks who supported barack obama last time who live near some of the big cities like cincinnati, cleveland, columbus who thought i would want to give this guy a chance. they have given him a chance and it hasn't worked. they have seen the results. we've seen unemployment go up. here in ohio poverty rates go up. food stamps go up. the kinds of things that indicate we're not heading in the right direction. what they're seeing is governor romney has a plan to change things, turn things around. big changes needed right now in washington that people think is broken. and president o
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to be doing this much longer. you know, the nice thing is, though, the energy, the crowds that we've seen makes me feel as if we're running this campaign in the right way. we're ending strong. and i think we're going to do well. >> so let's talk about the next four years and try and get as specific as possible. what is -- how would you define your mandate for the next four years, and what is -- i'd like to know the sacrifice that will not be asked of just the 1% but of the 99% as well. >> well, there's no doubt that our first order of business is going to be to get our deficits and debt under control. and the good thing is is that there's a forcing mechanism. the bush tax cuts end at the end of the year. we know that we've got the sequester looming that's taking a machete to something as opposed to a scalpel. and after the election, i think that both democrats and republicans have to step back and say, you know what? this is something that the country wants to solve. if i've won, then i believe that's a mandate for doing it in a balanced way. we've already made a tril dolli dollars worth
to get to work. there will be electronic trading of oil, gas, and other energy contracts. the last time the markets were closed for a nonholiday event was after the terrorist attacks of 2001. and the last time they were closed for weather was september of 1985 because of hurricane gloria. and also keep in mind that about 65% of the oil refineries are in the path of the hurricane. delta airlines says that its jet fuel refinery in trainer, pennsylvania, is well prepared for the storm. we'll be keeping an eye on all of these areas. >>> we've been showing you live pictures from around the region as we're able to can assess cameras. you're looking at ocean city, maryland, as the surf has really started to beat up the beach there. we're told there are surges of up to four feet along the eastern seaboard. >> and tom kierein is here to tell us when sandy is making landfall and making a huge impact here. >> sandy making landfall in about 14 hours. already feeling the effects way out ahead of it. as i mentioned just a few moments ago, the winds just east of ocean city out of bowie, reported gusts
, there are hurricane force winds moving in. a lot of the energy will push westbound. some models want to take it into pennsylvania. if you just use your eyeballs to see what is happening, it is moving more westbound. it looks like northern delaware, northern maryland would be in the path of the storm unless it veers. that will track west through the northern suburbs bringing heavy rain. take a look at some of the graphics john collins has been busy putting together. you can see the offshore clouds and swirl. if it were not such a problem, if you could say it is gorgeous. it is an amazing storm system coming together. it has not transitioned fully from tropical to extra-tropical. we have been talking about how it will be a superstar. it is holding on to a lot of the tropical characteristics. it is starting to lose the wraparound convection. the higher clouds have diminished as it moves inland. still a powerful storm. these are the wind speeds. in the atlantic, the wind speeds died down. that is an estimate of where the eye was. it is racing ahead of the computer models. i think it is closer to
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. today according to a new internal audit that too is a loser. the energy department inspector general says the program was training workers who already had jobs and failed to place them in jobs after the trading was over. in fact, only 38 percent of those who went through the program got jobs, and 16 percent of those people kept the job for more than six -- six months. imagine that. 52 percent were already working in the energy sector and did not need training to begin with. this training program that was only 16 percent success will cost taxpayers 328 nav million dollars and the price tag could go up to 400 million. this president does not have a record to stand down when it comes to his stimulus program. the big one failed, the little one failed, and they all costly too much. still to come, forecasters say when hurricane sandy heads the east coast it will be harder and wider than last year sir can i read. the latest on what some are calling for frank and storm. weak economic numbers. the white house cheering. what this white house and the president does not want you to year. year. s
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had a shot of energy from the upper levels of the atmosphere that came all the way from pacific canada across the united states. it reached the system at the upper levels earlier today, spun it up. allowed it to get stronger at a time when systems usually weaken. >> ifill: we're used to hearing about hurricanes in late summer, early fall. how unusual is it to see an october hurricane? >> october hurricanes are not unusual. in fact after sandy is gone, we will have another full month of the hurricane season to go. it runs through november 0. the normal favored area for those late season storms is more of the caribbean. but we can certainly have them here as we do now. >> ifill: you mentioned the breadth of the storm. as this one comes ashore, where is it more dangerous? the center of the storm or the edges? >> every single tropical sigh lone the different. we have different hazards. we have a wind hazard, rain, flooding, storm surge and we have tornadoes. in this case we have one that we normally don't talk about and that's snow because again it's a combination of hurricane and winterti
; building on our manufacturing boom; boosting american-made energy; reducing the deficits responsibly by cutting where... we can, and asking the wealthy to pay a little more. and ending the war in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> the heaviest rains are now and will be with us through midnight. wjla.com will give you more information until we come back on the air. >> we will return at 7:00 with more hurricane coverage. teacher: this is west virginia, pennsylvania, delaware. and this is maryland. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million gaming at casinos in these other states. question seven will build a new casino and bring table games to baltimore... generating hundreds of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for que
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